Safety notice: Skywalk Poison X-Alps

September 30, 2021

In the Poison X-Alps, a Dyneema strap on the shoulder strap could tear. The Stabilo and the outer B-plane hang from the belt. Skywalk orders frequently used devices to be checked. The possible damage on the shoulder strap of a Poison X-Alps. // Source: Skywalk After extensive use, the Dyneema tape can apparently tear at the seam with which it is attached to the shoulder strap. According to the Skywalk safety notice (pdf), this has already happened in one case while flying on the dune. As a safety measure, Skywalk is therefore asking all owners of a Poison X-Alps to send their umbrellas in for a free check; either to Skywalk directly or to the respective country importer. As a prerequisite: The glider should have already completed more than 300 hours of flight and / or have been used extensively for ground handling. The procedure is described in the safety notice. It applies to all umbrella sizes (XS, S and M).

This article has been translated for your convenience and was originally written in tedesco.


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